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This position is located in Region 9 Office of the Regional Administrator, Public Affairs Office, Press and Congressional Affairs Office, San Francisco, CA. For more information on this office, visit their website: http://www2.epa.gov/aboutepa/epa-region-9-pacific-southwest
You will: Serve as a press officer in the Office of Public Affairs to disseminate written and spoken information in both English and Spanish about the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) programs, policies and regulatory and enforcement actions.
Develop approaches for creating and posting feature stories, announcements, reports etc.., of agency policies, programs and events using social media tools and the web.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with media representatives and specialized groups, including Spanish-speaking media and groups, to communicate new initiatives/activities that directly influence public knowledge and understanding of EPA policies and programs.
Provide advice to senior managers on participation in interviews and recommends specific topics or initiatives.
Evaluate impact and effectiveness of communication plans; and advises senior managers if efforts should be discontinued, emphasis changed, or changed expanded to further EPA goals.
Serves as advisor for evaluating communication channels and tools used to disseminate information and recommend the most effective media for communicating controversial issues and topics to the Hispanic community.